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Struggling company was a pioneer among wireless Internet service providers. New owners hope to catch it on the rebound.
The wireless broadband provider tells at least one retailer to pull its products from the shelves and that it is seeking new financing.
The company hopes to reel in subscribers of other Web providers' dial-up service with a speed boost and the ability to keep their dial-up accounts, e-mail addresses and home pages.
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After a brief appearance after the Sept. 11 attacks, the high-speed wireless service will soon get back to business in a number of cities.
The city of Denver begins using the high-speed wireless Net service--the first time the network has been used commercially since Metricom's bankruptcy filing last year.
Aerie Networks CEO Mort Aaronson believes he can stage a Lazarus-like revival of the much touted high-speed, wireless Internet services that went bust in the dot-com implosion of 2001.
Aerie Networks, the new owner of the wireless network, wants to partner with local governments to treat its service like a utility. But it may not be as easy as flipping the "on" switch.